Ganna considering an Hour Record attempt in 2022

Italian Filippo Ganna of Ineos Grenadiers Team competes in the time trial race from KnokkeHeist to Brugge during the Mens Elite as part of the UCI World Championships Road Cycling Flanders 2021 in Bruges on September 19 2021 UCI World Championships Road Cycling Flanders 2021 takes place from September 19 until September 26 2021 in several cities in the Belgian region of Flanders Belgium OUT Photo by DAVID STOCKMAN BELGA AFP Belgium OUT Photo by DAVID STOCKMANBELGAAFP via Getty Images
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If one rider can take the UCI Hour Record away from Belgian Victor Campenaerts, who covered 55.089 kilometres in 2019, it's Italian Filippo Ganna - the motor behind Italy's Team Pursuit gold medal in Tokyo and the time trial world champion for two years running.

Ganna revealed to La Gazzetta dello Sport in an interview during the Trento Festival of Sport that he is considering taking a run at the record after he performed 30-minute test earlier this year at an average speed of around 57.5kph.

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